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Al Jazeera America
Oct 21, 2013 11:30am EDT
we're expecting word from the president regarding the president's signature healthcare act known as obamacare. the president will come out shortly, and we'll hear specifically about the plan that has to be fixed known as obamacare. this is a choreographyed event for the cameras. they wanted to show despite the glitches in the system it is working. those gathering are those that the president will point to say, even though there have been glitches with the system. even though you have difficulties logging on these are people who now have insurance if the website and the affordable care act has not been put in place. mike viqueira, your thoughts about the president comes out? >> reporter: a couple of things. there is the real world and then politics. let's start with the real world. they will tell us that 19 million people have tied to get on this to website. 5,000 americans without insurance have applied to get in these marketplaces to chews an insurance policy to buy insurance. what the president will not tell us, and now we're going into the rose garden. >> ms. janice baker. >> oba
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 5:00pm EDT
first this background. >> a rocky start for the roll out of healthcare online exchanges may have been because of a series of lapses in the design and supervisors of . "new york times" investigation discovered that management of contractors and federal coordinators building the site was problematic from the beginning. the centers for medicare and medicaid services took the lead role of commanding the project without the infrastructure and manpower to handle the various activities of contractors working together. medicare and medicaid agencies were in charge of coordinating the work of more than 50 contractors. "the new york times" reported, quote, confidential report from the health and human resource department show senior officials repeatedly expressed doubt that the system would be ready on time with lack of resources and other factors. from the beginning politics has been intertwined with the policy. the affordable care act implementation in spite over the debt ceiling moving forward obamacare will be a campaign issue for democrats and republicans. >>
FOX Business
Oct 20, 2013 2:00am EDT
no mistake this is the obama's administration vietnam for the adolescent approach for healthcare. obama at the end of the administration will wish ted cruz and the republicans succeeded to defund it because they would have said obama and the foolish legislation from their themselves. >> rick, it was hard to avoid some of the headlines. i know the debt deal got a lot of attention. the shotdown got a lot of attention. when robert -- robert gibbs says it's excruciatingly notice. >> it's the first week. what can i tell you? i expect we'll see a headline graphic coming up showing that in oregon 10%, the amount of people who are uninsured in oregon was reduced by 10% last week. a big number. california, 600,000 people now getting health coverage that didn't have it before. there are some victories in the states. the launch of the federal website, a disaster. you know what? it will get fixed. >> steve, actually, we can only guess how bad the federal health exchanges were. state exchanges are different. the federal health exchanges are the ones we're getting very, very mixed reporting on
Oct 15, 2013 9:30am EDT
agree to reopen the government with some changes to the healthcare law that they will put forward, though medical device tax, which is unpopular, income verification for people seeking healthcare subsidies, changing what makes up a full- time employer, which would certainly affect the economy in the whole scheme of the new healthcare law. all of this will be packaged together. and given the fact that the poll numbers for republicans right now are terrible on this, i think you'll have an agreement. it will end up on the house floor and will pass. it's in the best interest of republicans and democrats to stop this thing now, because every -- the poll numbers show everybody looks bad. >> okay. >> all that together means it's going to happen next week. >>> debt crisis denners. >> if you think client change skepticism is unwarranted, consider the debt crisis denyieys. debt skeptics say we can grow our way out of debt with more tax revenue. not so says harvard university's nile ferguson. in a recent column citing forecasts from the nonpartisan congressional budget office, the cbo, last
Al Jazeera America
Oct 18, 2013 9:00pm EDT
americans are having trouble enrolling with the government's healthcare exchanges and exchanging data with the website. house republicans are investigating the problems with the healthcare program. >>> travel was a problem with oakland in the bay area. rapid transit trains left 200,000 riders stranded for their daily commutes. union employees walked off the job at mid. this is the second time this year that the nation's fifth largest rail system has shut down. >>> 80,000 syrian refugees in lebron james could be ouin -- in the cold. the u.s. is donating an additional $100 million in aid. >>> those are the headlines at this hour, and america tonight is up next, and i'm john, and i'll be back here. and you can get the latest news online at see you at 11:00. >> on america tonight, the stumbling start. glitchy websites, frustrated sign-ups, and eve without the tea party is obama headed for failure? >> i'm seeing the button for eligibility results, and i can't get past that button right now. >> also tonight, the return of the native, where the buffalo roam once again. >> it p
FOX News
Oct 22, 2013 8:00pm PDT
the right to have healthcare and to education and to decent housing. >> the gloves are off as the far left now pushing for complete socialism. we'll spell that out in the talking points memo. >> were -- harmful to all of our children and it's time to remove this kind of stereotyping. >> and the washington redskins controversy still red hot so to speak. we will hear the team's point of view. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. here comes socialism. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. with obama care descending into chaos, the president and the democratic party are in a perilous place right now. americans are starting to figure out that the government-controlled healthcare industry is likely to be a nightmare on many fronts. so why, why won't the feds fix this situation before imposing it on we, the people. the answer is that obama care is just part of a vision for the forced sharing of american assets. the strategy is largely kept quiet but there have been hin
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 5:00am EDT
and here is the mosque in damascus and we report on big changes that west african healthcare system is seeing. ♪ but first at least 73 people now have been killed and many more injured in an earthquake in the central philippines and it was a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit the island in the second biggest city and power has been cut and buildings destroyed and over 100 people have been hurt. >> reporter: crews search for survivors be kneeled concrete buildings, the 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit just before 8:00 in the morning and the force brought down buildings and seeing people fleeing into open spaces. >> translator: we were caught by surprise. the building collapsed as people were coming out. >> reporter: officers and schools were closed for a national holiday and this may have saved lives. >> this is where the church is, a huge, old, spanish church built in the 1600s and severely damaged and a lot has collapsed and perhaps because it's a holiday today there were though casualties at all there. the mayor of the town came out to the command center in front of the church and peopl
Oct 20, 2013 8:30am EDT
world show: entrepreneurs/ the fiera series. quick: what is the largest healthcare company in the world? not so easy to answer, huh? no name comes to mind, and yet there is such a company. here's a few hints: its world headquarters are located in san francisco, it's been around for well over a century, and it's doing very well, but even its own employees joke by saying it's the biggest company you've never heard of. and that may be a good sign. people who know the healthcare field say that in many areas the science is getting better, the technology is getting better, and the people, the quality of people, is getting better. the problem is the systems and the organizations. well, mckesson, the world's largest healthcare organization, has been steering a slow and steady and sure course for over a century, doing good work - such good work that you don't even notice their name. yet if you go to any pharmacy, any drugstore, you are patronizing indirectly the services of mckesson, services that are sometimes frontline, saving lives, for instance, as happened recently in nova scotia. and the m
Oct 18, 2013 5:00am EDT
healthcare law. i think just as a regulator it is good to remember that we don't just regulate health insurance. we have that other insurance out there. all kinds of other issues going on. we're right now in the middle of accreditation. which is always a fun week for the department. but it just -- it is good to have us audited once in a while because we put you folks through it all the tile. it is -- time. it is good to get a taste of our own medicine. i think -- it will be interesting to see how the next six, sister, 18 months -- 12, 18 months rolls out. how the companies have responded. from our perspective, we have had enough resources and enough time to get -- i hope meet the demands of the carriers as they file the new plans and the questions that they have coming in. we want to make sure we're meeting your needs as well. so i think so far so good. >> i'm told we have time for one question. do we have a question in the audience? >> i think we got fatigue in the audience. i think i have talked enough. >> well, please join me in thanking commissioner nickel for being with us today.
Oct 22, 2013 12:00am EDT
president obama's signature healthcare reform legislation. yet three weeks after their debut they remain plagues with problems. 20 million americans have visited the sites but only a fraction of them have successfully signed up for insurance. president obama spoke from the rose garden today to reassure americans with the problems with the websites would be solved. >> here's the bottom line. the product, the health insurance is good. the prices are good. it is a good deal. people don't just want it, they're showing up to buy it. nobody's madder than me about the fact that the website isn't working as well as it should, which means it's going to get fixed. let me close by addressing some of the politic that have swirled around the affordable care act. i recognize that the republican party has made blocking the affordable care act its signature policy idea. sometimes it seems to be the one thing that unifies the parties these days. in fact, they were willing to shut down the government and potentially harm the global economy to try to get it repealed. >> rose: meanwhile a growing num
FOX News
Oct 23, 2013 4:00pm PDT
says the whole healthcare system has been turned upside down. dr. carson joins us. nice to see you, sir. >> glad to be back, thank you, greta. >> well, i will tell you, things have certainly changed the last 24 hours. democrats supporting some sort of change in extension to the enrollment, shaheen prior baggage, landrieu, nelson, manchin, the list keeps going on. those are all those democrats. meanwhile the white house releases a video today with real people singing praise to the web site and insurance executives are at the white house trying to sort this out. your thoughts? >> well, you know, i'm glad that some of the democrats are actually starting to realize that this is a problem. and, you know, if people could just swallow their pride and let's not make it about democrats and republicans. let's make it about the people. how do we get good healthcare coverage for the people? and not expand the budget deficit. what i have done is put on the table some proposals for ways that it can be done. i hope other people will start doing that you know, this is not a monarchy that we live i
Oct 22, 2013 3:00am EDT
was the president doing today trying to reassure that the healthcare program is a, a good program, and b, these are problems we can fix. >> yes. and you saw him there trying to maintain a difficult balance. on the one hand showing i'm as angry as anybody, i understand the irritation, i share the irritation with those people who are trying to sign up and this is the problem that's going to get fixed. and very quickly thereafter saying but are the underlying product are just fine. don't let these problems you're hearing about with respect to the website do anything to cloud your view about the underlying product, the healthcare program is going to be just fine. >> rose: he wants to separate website problems from the notion of content, that what they have is a good product. >> he does. and that is, that would be a win for them, basically, after three weeks of getting pounded, is for it to just look like well it's kind of a tech issue and here we've escalated it up all the way to the president and he said he wants it fixed and it will be fixed. the problem that the reporting shows is
FOX News
Oct 21, 2013 1:00pm PDT
doesn't healthcare just kill you? this just in now the big guy is baring his teeth and revealing the wolf in the healthcare law in sheep's clothing. i would not go one step further and set those sharp blades to the healthcare law itself. and now that you have clearly had it. how about recognizing the obvious and rip it or delay it, because the healthcare law may be up but it ain't running, and the more you try fixing it on the flow, -- the foreclosure the -- on the fly, the more you can stick a spin in and it call it a day. this is not about defunding this thing. this is about saving this thing, your thing you crowning achievement. it's not just stumbling and bun. ing, it's crashing and now the whole nation is yelling. >> good to be back. welcome everybody. i'm neil cavuto. maybe runs should stop wallowing. the way the healthcare roll houston out has been going, they can still win. when you have to cull up the x men of computer geeks to fix the flips you run out of excuses and have run out of time. this is using cash. time to put your pride aside and cease and desist this debacle now. i'm
FOX News
Oct 16, 2013 12:00am PDT
healthcare. that's because the president and his party want to give free healthcare to the poor. the only way to do that is to take from those who have. there is no other way. as we have reported from the very beginning, president obama wants to redistribute income. that's his political philosophy. almost everything he does leads in that direction. higher taxes on corporations and the wealthy. higher local taxes. higher energy taxes. higher taxes if you want a vehicle. in fact, right now the feds are receiving more tax money from us than ever before in the history of the country. and where is all of the tax money going? to those who do notvery much. food stamps have exploded. disability payments off the chart. new entitlement programs all day long. the american people elected president obama twice. he told us he was a moderate. he told us healthcare costs would generally go down. we now know those things are not true. that's the memo. now for top story tonight, reaction. with us monica crowley and alan colmes. what do you think of the gibbs sound bite. >> i think he is right. we are
FOX Business
Oct 20, 2013 9:30am EDT
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FOX Business
Oct 20, 2013 2:30am EDT
serving our customers." we'll leave it there. coming up, will healthcare change? bye-bye privacy. that's not republicans saying it. >>> first, the n.s.a. and now the healthcare exchange. privacy concerns rising on the report that buried in the software for the obamacare website is this: "you have no reasonable expectation of privacy regarding any communication or data transiting or stored on this information system." wow! michelle? >> this is really concerning. what is also concerning is the navigators who will have access to sensitive, personal financial information. we just found out that one obamacare navigator roslyn wells has a warrant out for her arrest. according to the house oversight committee there is no procedure for vetting the obamacare navigators, no background checks, notng. these are making the american people vulnerable to identity theft, fraud. now we know that obamacare, you have no privacy. >> juan, when i read this, i couldn't believe it. we talked to the producers. we have contacted the h.h.s. we talked about this. i can not believe that when you click "accept" that
Al Jazeera America
Oct 21, 2013 11:00am EDT
moments from now president obama will address the affordable healthcare changes. >>> and one of the most restrictive abortion laws anywhere in the country. >>> and governor christie as same sex marriages go forward any way. >> it has been nearly four weeks since a key part of president obama's healthcare law was rolled out and some would say four weeks of problems. those exchanges being blasted by everyone from the president as former press secretary to the president himself. all of them admitting the online exchanges proving to be an embarrassment to the program. mike viqueira joins us, what can we expect to hear from the president at 11:25 this morning 123,478 you hit the nail on the head, an embarrassment, someone needs to be fired. the healthcare exchanges rolled out october 21st. and a large part is due to the part that the system was overwhelmed. that's the line that the white house stuck with, and 19 million unique visitors have visited that, but precious few have been able to get through. there is political criticism, not only from people trying to get health insurance from these
Oct 20, 2013 1:00pm EDT
is darn near close. so our early efforts to cover childless adults started way before healthcare reform. we started with a waiver to cover individuals who are h.i.v. positive with incomes below the federal poverty limit. this coverage was extended to individuals who are h.i.v. positive with incomes 100% below the federal poverty limit. the key to maintaining control of the costs there was cost neutrality. the other piece of -- let me go back. how do i go back? oh. we then also took the early option to cover childless adults up to 133%. i mentioned that. effective july, 2010. we also then received another 1115 waiver which is funded through an allocation to cover adults up to 200% of the federal poverty limit. we have received another 1115 waiver which is funded through a dish allocation to cover adults up to 200% of the federal poverty limit. we have expanded, unlike most state who is have opted for the medicaid expansion, who are expecting to see a large influx of people into their medicaid program, we do expect to see more people enrolled because we're doing a lot of outreach,
FOX News
Oct 19, 2013 8:30am PDT
focus was to continue serving our customers." we'll leave it there. coming up, will healthcare change? bye-bye privacy. that's not republicans saying it. the healthcare website sayingesi it.olle you have to stick around for this one. you won't believe it. but with a mortgage. and the furniture's a lot nicer. and suddenly, the most important person in my life is someone i haven't even met yet. who matters most to you says the most about you. at massmutual we're owned by our policyowners, and they matter most to us. as you plan your next step, we'll help you get there. it's not a candy bar. 130 calories 7 grams of protein the fiber one caramel nut protein bar. (ding, ding) how long have i had my car insurance? the fiber one i don't know, eight, ten years. i couldn't tell you but things were a lot less expensive back then. if you're 50 or over you should take a new look at your auto insurance. you may be overpaying. actually that makes a lot of sense. old policy. old rates. and thanks to your experience behind the wheel, you might save $350 by switching to the aarp auto insurance program
Al Jazeera America
Oct 18, 2013 6:00pm EDT
will succeed janet napolitano. >>> now on to the affordable healthcare act, depending on who you ask, it's a success. we exam both sides of this extremesive divisive issue. we start in georgia where many for obamacare, where it is also called, is a bad word. here is robert gray. >> reporter: after 20 years of working for advisory firms. cicely decided it was time for her to open her own business. but now she'll need her own health insurance. >> my clients, who are also self employed, i told them to wait until november, december because i knew there would be glitches. >> reporter: she's talking about . the website that is supposed to allow customers the opportunity to sign up for healthcare. >> the long term, i think this will be a distant memory. >> reporter: for welch who lives in georgia, one of 36 states that did not open up their own healthcare exchange, she finds the federally designed website frustrating. >> i'm fully registered. i see my placing sent in. but to view eligibility results, i can't access that button. >> people have their personal advisers, i'm work
FOX News
Oct 22, 2013 1:00pm PDT
compare its healthcare law to them. to anything apple does? apple stuff is cool. this healthcare thing is not. when apple launches something new people stand in line to get it. when the government launches the healthcare thing, folks couldn't get online so they said the hell with it. apple makes it simple. the government makes it tough. apple has a rare screwup. its fixes it, and fast. the government's a total skewup and just makes the problem worse. apple creates stuff people don't even need but they want. the government creates stuff the people need but they do not want. apple knows its customers. the government couldn't care less about its customers. apple performs because it has to. it has plenty of competition. the government doesn't perform because it doesn't have to. it has got no competition. apple keeps innovating. the government's long stopped trying. you can learn any apple devices courtesy of a tiny little pamphlet. this healthcare thing, try 2,000 plus pages. apple designers show you what's in their stuff before you buy their stuff. government designers say you first
Al Jazeera America
Oct 21, 2013 12:00pm EDT
affordable healthcare act which is known to many as obamacare and also known as the aca saying the president is frustrated with the act and how it has been rolling out as well. he plans on fixing it. it's not often that you hear the president quote someone about something he has worked to create that it stank. the president said anything going wrong with the site will be fixed. a sense at the moment proof that things are going better than they used to, which is we tried while the president was speaking to log onto the affordable care act at . we managed to be successful on all four attempts. do we have that screen shot? os 9, there it is. we logged in four times and this is what we found. we got past the home page which is what seem to be the major complication throughout the day. it took it to the state that we logged in on and we were able to complete what we needed to complete, which is what some would say is progress. mike viqueira joins us now from washington. mike, the president seemed to have a lot of numbers at his disposal as well. people who had been waitin
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 1:00pm EDT
were eager to see happen, and it drove back into the mix to the healthcare law. it would roll back this tax, and also take away subsidies for president, members of congress, other staffers both of those have some interest by some democrats, but democrats are saying this is not the way to go at it. >> when i went to bed last night, i thought a deal would be reached today, when i woke up this morning i thought a deal would be reached today. when i go to to bet tonight will a deal be reach. >> it is definitely a good question, let's talk about how the reaction is going to what house republicans are proposing. house democratic leadership said not going to happen, the white house is calling it ransome, and here is what senator majority leader harry reed has to say. >> the house republican leaderships plan that is now out and people taken a look at it, it is a plan to advance an extreme piece of legislation, and it is nothing more than a blatant line. >> because there was this process moving forward. you are seeing a lot of behind closed door meetings. but now they are looking at what th
Oct 19, 2013 6:30pm EDT
it, making your case and i was struck by one thing i kept hearing. on healthcare, it seemed like this had been litigated. overarted out as a fight obamacare and the 2012 elections seemed to illittigate that but person these tea party republicans elected in the wave no, thesaid, no, no, 2012 election was not about healthcare. the only election that's been was 2010 andare that was a strong referendum against it so i looked -- some of these numbers of congress in eye. of idaho saidor this is a referendum on healthcare, we're sent here to do this and they thought it was worth it. even at the end of all this, they were saying it was worth it. that's what i was struck by because the establishment, mitch mcconnell said it wasn't worth disconnects's huge still. >> there's disconnects within the republican party, party.ects across the nancy pelosi was talking about what she sees as cynicism on the other side. let's listen. >> cynicism is about the fact that government was closed for 16 days, the full faith and doubt of america was in and why? because the anti-government i'd ideologue in t
Oct 21, 2013 4:00am PDT
consumers and business owners are adjusting to the new healthcare law. plus-- how wall street is in the money because of obamacare. and will amazon become the next stock to make a run for $1,000. it's all ahead. we'll be right back. i'm going to pass chemistry, and i'll take it from there. i'm going to do what makes me happy. i'm going to work hard. be independent. live large. make the most of every opportunity. i knew i wanted to go to college. but figuring out how to pay for it? i didn't have a clue. the u.s. department of education has over $100 billion. and that's a lot of money. to help students pay for college. and the free application? you mean the fafsa. i did it online. it was easy. i'm never giving up on my goals. i will make a difference. i'm going to find out how to pay for college. i'm going to we now enter week three of open enrollment for the new healthcare law. as skeptics search for drawbacks and americans learn about new insurance options.... one thing is clear: it's still too soon to say how well the process is working. the obama administration has not ye
FOX News
Oct 15, 2013 5:00pm PDT
stark truth is this. if you are making money, you will pay more for your healthcare. that's because the president and his party want to give free healthcare to the poor. the only way to do that is to take from those who have. there is no other way. as we have reported from the very beginning, president obama wants to redistribute income. that's his political philosophy. almost everything he does leads in that direction. higher taxes on corporations and the wealthy. higher local taxes. higher energy taxes. higher taxes if you want a vehicle. in fact, right now the feds are receiving more tax money from us than ever before in the history of the country. and where is all of the tax money going? to those who do not have very much. food stamps have exploded. disability payments off the chart. new entitlement programs all day long. the american people elected president obama twice. he told us he was a moderate. he told us healthcare costs would generally go down. we now know those things are not true. that's the memo. now for top story tonight, reaction. with us monica crowley and alan co
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 6:00pm EDT
healthcare law which they call obamacare, and that would be to tighten these, and look at americans who qualify for subsidies. that's already in the healthcare law, and those tweaks could have been done without changing the law in any way. that's very minor which the white house is very willing to sign off on it. otherwise, all the things that senator ted cruz went to the mat for are not part of the bill. john boehner announced he's going to let the bill come to the floor for a vote. this is what he said, and its likely that he himself will vote for the bill. what did they get out of this? it caused a lot of strife within the republican party. >> i think it's obvious that we're seeing the end of agonizing event, it's one of the more shameable chapters that i have seen in the years that i've spent here in the senate. >> reporter: tony, the republican party left the presidential election and general elections of last year with a goal to improve their standings among different interest groups. instead the focus of some of their outreach has completely changed and taken over what has been g
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Oct 21, 2013 12:00pm PDT
computer glitches plaguing the healthcare overhaul, and he is promising to get the computer problems fixed. some republicans are saying that is not enough therapy. calling for a top official to step down. >> plus, is a giant asteroid on a collision course with earth? scientists have a warning. that's next. city to believe your financial advisor should focus on your long-term goals, not their short-term agenda. [ male announcer ] join the nearly 7 million investors who think like you do. face time and think time make a difference. at edward jones, it's how we make sense of investing. ftrust your instinctsime mto make the call. to treat my low testosterone, my doctor and i went with axiron, the only underarm low t treatment. axiron can restore t levels to normal in about 2 weeks in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18 or men with prostate or breast cancer. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne i
Al Jazeera America
Oct 22, 2013 5:00am EDT
of next year. al jazeera islamabad. >> reporter: he won't the fight over healthcare law but computer problems are now putting barack obama on the defensive. that story coming up, and we will tell you about a court ruling that could lead to the release of dozens of separitists jailed for violent attacks. ♪ [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. . ♪ headlines for you on al jazeera and with me is david foster and talks are beginning in london to try to lead the ground work for peace negot
Oct 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, healthcare and the wages and then when it comes to the work rules, they say instead of the unions having say in whether b.a.r.t. can make a change they -- they said that is what they are giving to b.a.r.t. that is different from last night. this is what the president had to stay. >> this was not easy to find. this was not easy to create. we consulted with a lot of people in the bay area today. tremendous leaders that helped us shape this plan together. >> and i have learned they sent this to the b.a.r.t. board and general manager about 4:45 p.m. this afternoon, and i learned from someone at b.a.r.t. they are going to respond, they are going to have a news conference in the next half hour. wyle get their side of this. if b.a.r.t. were to agree to this it would be an tend to perhaps one of their longest negotiations in their history and one of the shortest strikes. the question is whether they will accept this. that is something we hope to hear within the next hour. jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the roads are clogged tonight as everyone heads home for the weekend. sal castaneda f
Oct 21, 2013 6:00am EDT
healthcare act. millions more are still trying to lock on the system. delia goncalves is live outside the department of human health and services in southwest dc with more and they are the ones trying to administer it. good morning delia. >> reporter: they are trying to fix these problems. the administration says the good news more than 1 million people have visited it. bad news, that site is a mess. lots of folks say the basics don't even work right. for instance if you make one mistake, several pages into the application, they say the site makes you start all over at page one. the white house says half a million people have filed applications. the fix is on the table, increased technical staff from inside and outside the government. write new codes to prepare the glitches and expand capacity to meet the demands. >> it has to be fixed. tens of millions of more people will have access to affordable quality healthcare. >> god knows how much money they have spent and it is a failure. >> the way i would fix it would be two levels. first of all i would have a change in management. technic
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Oct 18, 2013 11:00pm PDT
liberals who are in love with it we will continue our investigation into the healthcare chaos. that no one knows ♪ what does the fox say. >> why are hundreds of millions of people all over the world looking at this dopey vehicle. >> ding ding ding ding ding ♪ ding ding ding ding. >> gut felt and mcguirk have been investigating ♪ what the fox say? >> caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ ♪ >>> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. the obama administration, why is it not accountable? that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. as we have been reporting, the rollout of obama care is a disaster. yet the president has not acknowledged that the woman mr. obama put in charge,hhs secretary kathleen sebelius obviously way in over her head, yet, she has not been replaced even as the situation deteriorates. a new survey by u stamp says that 20% of americans trying to log on to the health exchanges can do so without difficulty. a number of health insurance companies say their profits will decline as the confusion
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Oct 22, 2013 2:00am PDT
smoother. he says no one is more mad about this than he is. he says the affordable healthcare act better known as obama care is more than just a web site it is a law that provide new benefits and protections without health insurance or in need of better insurance. the president addressing the issue at the rose garden flanked by people already enrolled in the program. the roll out on the web site is unacceptable. >> there is no sugar coating it. the web site has been too slow, people have been getting stuck during the application process. and i think it's fair to say nobody is more frustrated by that than i am. precisely because the product is good, t good. >> the web site healthcare d.go has been having problems since it opened three weeks ago. he is working with the prietest and best minds to fix the web site. critics say despite the cost $200 million to develop will not be a quick fix. >> die know what these people are doing. there are not that many web pages. i don't get it. where did the money go? >> it cost so much to develop a simple program according to him. republicans say
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Oct 17, 2013 2:00am PDT
tact. they vow to fight for healthcare law is far from over. elizabeth prann is live in washington to break it all down for us. >> we heard that from lawmakers. the majority of the healthcare law will roll out unchanged. it includes one provision to make sure that folks do take advantage of subsidy or basically financial assistance under the healthcare law do not lie about their income. it's a small anti fraud provision. the deal has a number of parts which remain completely unchanged first of all. the medical device still does exist. congress and staff still get subsidies to pay for obama care. the white house staff including the president will not be required to enroll. this like you said while we hear from some lawmakers on the hill who vow to continue to fight the sweeping healthcare law as negle negotiations begin on long-term budget deals. >> this deem does nothing for obama care. >> it is just a web site that doesn't work but in a few weeks it will start directly impacting millions and millions of people. >> the web traffic has been reduce by 88 percent. you have heard press se
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Oct 19, 2013 9:00am PDT
that obamacare poses a grave threat to virginians. and the future of their healthcare. >> my alma mater, the university of virginia, just announced that it will no longer be able to provide healthcare coverage to many spouses of their thousands of employees. just two weeks ago the fairfax county water authority, significant employer in northern virginia announced it will have to drop coverage for its employees because of obamacare's taxes. >> mcauliffe's campaign said that the debate is over on obamacare and time to implement the law. cuccinelli has called the roll out of obamacare a national embarrassment. uma? >> molly, thank you very much. >> well, intelligence sources warn of a growing terrorist threat to americans. florida congresswoman ileana ros-lehtinen will be joining us next live with more on that. and life imitates art or maybe it's the other way around. former vice president dick cheney reveals that a shocking assassination scene that played out on a popular television show was all too real possibility for him. >> you okay? [ female announcer ] the best thing about thi
Oct 17, 2013 12:00pm PDT
quote our drive to stop the train wreck that is the present healthcare law will continue. joining me now from washington is david leonhardt, washington bureau chief of the "new york times" and julianna goldman, whitehouse correspondent for bloomberg news. i thank both of you for doing this. i begin with a you david leonhardt. tell me what happened. >> the republicans lost. i mean even john boehner acknowledged as much. he told the cincinnati radio station today we fought the good fight, we just didn't win. whether you agree or disagree with the first half of that sentence i think everybody needs to agree with the second half. the republicans set out here to try to defund obamacare based on a relatively small part of their caucus. people in their party didn't agree with their strategy but they went along with it. and it really didn't work out. the thing i find really striking is obamacare or the affordable care act has just had arguably its worse two weeks of publicerer lations since it pass and republicans could have focus on all the technical problems with the rollout which are subs
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Oct 16, 2013 12:00pm PDT
healthcare law. that is something which republicans had been demanding. the senate majority leader harry reid said that the deal should show americans that congress can actually come together. >> while they witnessed a great deal of political discord, today they will also see congress reaching historic bipartisan agreement to reopen the government and avert default on the nation's bills. compromise we reached will provide our economy with the stability it desperately needs. >> the senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said is he confidentiality that the measure will pass. check this out. this is mitch mcconnell on the senate floor and this is senator ted cruz speaking outside. speaking at exactly the same time about an hour and a half ago. saying diametrically opposed things. mcconnell all for it. perfect? no. but cruz? will have nothing of it. you can see the clock there, 12:22 daylight eastern daylight time when the senate's top republican was competing for air time with the junior first term from texas it. and really different ideas about the whole shebang. >> the relief we hope for
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